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The Wine Group Scholarships (Deadline: April 18, 2018)

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Who Can Apply:

General Eligibility Requirements for Both Programs

  • Child, legal dependent or grandchild of a full-time employee of TWG. Employee must have at least one year of continuous, full-time service with TWG as of Feb. 1 of the year in which the scholarship will be awarded
  • Employee must be employed with TWG at the time scholarship award selections are made
  • Children, legal dependents and grandchildren of current and former owners of TWG are not eligible

The Wine Group Merit Scholarship Requirements

  • Scholarship winners of TWG Merit Scholarship will demonstrate a desirable mix of a high level of academic performance, strong communication and leadership skills, and participation in extra-curricular activities.
  • Current graduating high school senior planning to attend a two- or four-year college/university program on a full-time (12 or more units/credits per quarter/semester) or part-time (a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 11 units/credits per quarter/semester) basis OR current full-time or part-time college student
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

The Wine Group Opportunity Scholarship Requirements

  • Scholarship winners of TWG Opportunity Scholarship will demonstrate a desirable mix of educational motivation, perseverance and demonstrated financial need or hardship.
  • Applicant must be planning to enroll or currently enrolled in a two- or four-year college or vocational school on a part-time or full-time basis (as defined by the school of attendance)
  • Demonstrated financial need or hardship with a maximum family income of $150,000

Submission: Your personal statement must be 500-800 words, double-spaced (approximately 2-3 pages), and must address the following prompts:

  • Describe your short- and long-term goals and how furthering your education will assist you in reaching those goals.
  • Comment on the personal characteristics, educational and extracurricular activities that have helped prepare you for college OR your intended career if you are a current college student.
  • Reflect on your personal journey (significant accomplishments, challenges and/or hardships) and any life lessons that you think will or have help(ed) you succeed in college.
  • Describe why you believe you are a good candidate for the specific scholarship(s) for which you are applying.

Deadline: April 18, 2018

Amount: Up to $10,000

Learn More: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/winegroup